WBBJ Storm Team Weather Blog

This blog contains posts by WBBJ Storm Team Weather meteorologists.

Remnants of Hurricane Laura passes through Mid-South

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The impacts left behind from historic Hurricane Laura will leave many communities recovering for months to come. West Tennessee is no stranger in dealing with impacts in regards to…

2020 Hurricane Season Could Be More Active Than Previously Forecast

West Tennessee is no stranger to tropical activity including tropical depressions, tropical storms, and even the leftovers of powerful hurricanes. Over the last several decades, this area has been through storms like Camielle, Katrina, Harvey, and Irma. Even Tropical Storm…

How to Spot a Comet This Week

The last time a naked-eye visible comet appeared over West Tennessee was December 1997 when Comet Hale–Bopp (formally designated C/1995 O1) showed up in the night sky for about 18 months. A new comet called NEOWISE has now appeared, named after…

Meteor Shower Events to Watch For In October

During the month of October we can expect a few meteor shower events that will give stargazers several chances to catch a glimpse of some "shooting stars." This week the Draconid meteor showers will enter its peak, with the event…